Planning/Oversight Specialist II

Community Development Planner

Recruitment #210623-H51B-01


This position is not eligible for telework.

Position Summary
This position is responsible for strategic performance initiatives of statewide and local priorities related to children and families. Assigned responsibilities involve planning of complex initiatives; developing and coordinating strategic plans; and systems and policy actions. This position will interact with agency leadership as well as community stakeholders, from both the public and private sectors in Oklahoma.


Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving planning, organizing and supervising investigations, inspections and assessments of state and privately operated children’s programs, institutions and facilities and child related operations of all state agencies or the planning, development and implementation of statewide children’s services plans recommended by the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth. This includes multi-faceted assessments of children’s institutions and facilities, investigations of complex systemic complaints against the children and youth services system, leadership and advocacy for children and family services, and working with local and regional children’s planning boards in developing plans to provide for children’s and family services.


This job family consists of four levels which are distinguished based on the complexity of job assignments, the expertise required to complete assigned duties, and the responsibility assigned for the supervision of others. 
Level II                                      
This is the career level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities at the full performance level for a full range of duties described in Level I plus they will perform all essential functions related to the position to which assigned, and serve as a resource and consultant to others in the provision of children’s service delivery and in community development and planning.


Level II                                   
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a master's degree in social work, a social or behavioral science, planning, public administration or a related field or a juris doctorate and four years of professional experience in child welfare, juvenile justice, guidance and counseling, education, law or in the planning for social services or programs delivering social or rehabilitative services to children and their families; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
NOTE:  No substitution will be allowed below the level of a bachelor’s degree.   


The Commission on Children and Youth has been authorized to utilize a Selective Qualification when interviewing applicants for this position.

A minimum of 1 year of experience with grant or technical writing as well as coordinating community coalitions, boards, advisory committees, etc.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire

***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.